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1  Easter outfits for my kids in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by LadyRahl on: April 24, 2011 06:22:49 PM
So I had three days to make my kids Easter outfits. I did not use patterns, I simply pinned the fabric to my kids. I made my 5 year old a fitted dress out of 1/2 yard of floral print. 1- 20" by 4" piece of green and 3- 20" by 2" pink pieces. With the left overs I made the strap covers and a hair band. For my 2 year old I made a semi pillow case dress out of less than 1/2" yard of blue and a smidgen of pink. All of these are hand sown. I am happy with the way they came out, given the short time frame  Smiley Sorry for the bad pics but it is hard to keep my kids still  Tongue
(sun burns from the beach)

(before the the strap flowers)
(while the back was pinned)
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2  My first time making cloths in Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by LadyRahl on: April 14, 2011 12:38:19 PM
Well to start off i will let you know that my hand sewing skills are non-existent and I do not own a sewing machine either.  Undecided

 So on that note, I think they came out well enough considering all of it is shabbily hand stitched. I made a hooded long sleeved shirt out of an over sized thrift store band shirt and an old sheet from my closet. I also made a pair of over sized wrap pants.

If you have any suggestions on making them better or any tips...any at all, they would be greatly appreciated! THANKS

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3  First time painting shoes! in Shoes: Completed Projects by LadyRahl on: April 11, 2011 09:03:35 AM
Well this is the first time I have tried painting on shoes (and my first time posting on Craftster). I found some old shoes in the bottom of my closet and was going to throw them out. Then I decided to try my hand at painting shoes. Well the end result didn't turn out as good as I hoped (because I rushed Undecided) but I did end up with a pair of shoes that I could actually go out side in. Here are some before and after shots! Thanks for looking!

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